In addition to our legal patrons and the members of the PBI UK Lawyers’ Advisory Committee, the following individuals and firms became the founding members of the Alliance:

Individuals

  • The Hon Michael Beloff QC
  • Sir Geoffrey Bindman
  • Lionel Blackman (Chair, Solicitors’ International Human Rights Group)
  • Diane Burleigh (Chief Executive, Institute of Legal Executives)
  • Lord Carlile of Berriew QC
  • Dr David James Cantor (School of Advanced Study - University of London)
  • Shami Chakrabarti CBE
  • The Rt Hon Lord Justice Carnwath
  • David Cheyne (former Senior Partner, Linklaters)
  • Professor Christine Chinkin
  • Jonathan Cooper OBE
  • The Hon Sir Peter Cresswell
  • Jonathan Crow QC
  • Malcolm Davis-White QC (Chairman, Chancery Bar Association)
  • Baroness Deech (Chair of the Bar Standards Board)
  • David Dickinson (Senior Partner, Simmons & Simmons)
  • James Dingemans QC
  • Richard Drabble QC
  • Timothy Dutton QC
  • Richard De Friend (Director, College of Law Bloomsbury Centre)
  • Michael Ellman (past chair, Solicitors’ International Human Rights Group)
  • Tony Fisher (Chair, Law Society Human Rights Committee)
  • Nicholas Green QC (Chairman of the Bar Council)
  • Jonathan Hirst QC
  • Stephen Hockman QC
  • Zoe Johnson
  • Richard Keen QC (Dean of Faculty)
  • The Rt Hon Sir David Keene
  • Sir Sydney Kentridge QC
  • Christopher Kinch QC (Chairman, Criminal Bar Association)
  • Robin Knowles CBE QC
  • Jonathan Laidlaw QC
  • Paul Lasok QC
  • Linda Lee (President of the Law Society)
  • Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC
  • Sir Jeremy Lever QC
  • Stephen Leslie QC
  • Dorian Lovell-Pank QC
  • Sapna Malik
  • Michael Mansfield QC
  • Shanta Martin
  • Paul Medelle QC
  • David Morley (Senior Partner, Allen & Overy)
  • Mark Muller QC (Chair, Bar Human Rights Committee)
  • The Rt Hon Sir Brian Neill
  • Tim Otty QC
  • Lord Pannick QC
  • Andrew Phillips (Lord Phillips of Sudbury)
  • Nigel Pleming QC
  • Stuart Popham (Senior Partner, Clifford Chance)
  • The Rt Hon Sir Mark Potter
  • Tom Price QC
  • Geoffrey Robertson QC
  • Professor Sir Nigel Rodley 
  • Dinah Rose QC
  • Murray Rosen QC (Herbert Smith)
  • The Hon Mr Justice Sales
  • The Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Ashtal QC
  • Lucy Scott-Moncrieff (Partner Scott-Moncrieff, Harbour and Sinclair)
  • Phil Shiner
  • Rabinder Singh QC
  • Rock Tansey QC
  • Michael Todd QC
  • The Hon Mr Justice Vos
  • Anesta Weekes QC
  • John Wotton (Vice-President of the Law Society)
  • The Rt Hon Lord Woolf of Barnes

Firms and other legal bodies:

  • Bar Council
  • The Bar Human Rights Committee
  • Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh
  • Fisher Meredith
  • Hansen Palomares
  • Hodge Jones & Allen LLP
  • International Bar Association
  • The Law Society
  • Leigh Day
  • Linklaters
  • Tuckers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Solicitors International Human Rights Group